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In order for a healthcare provider to measure a patient’s blood pressure a sphygmomanometer will be used. Pictured here, this device consists of a pressurized cuff that encircles the patient’s upper arm, and a monitor, which indicates changes in pressure within the cuff.
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Creation Date:2011
Photo Credit:Amanda Mills
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